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Kattengat 1 | Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 551 2000
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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The selection is excellent and food is very good...highly recommended. The staff is pleasant and very accommodating.

Thank ExpertTravelers
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place was good for a bite to eat and was much better priced than some of the surrounding cafes and restaurants. Worth a try.

Thank Nick B
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered a hamburger and they brought the hamburger with different ingredients. No potatoes in each hamburger and it cost like 12€. Not worth

Thank Pablo M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were passing by on our way to another restaurant and we saw this one. Since we were starving we decided to go in and it was definitely a good decision. Service was excellent, Daria (the waitress) is really nice and polite. Food was very good, a little expensive but I've heard is the average price in Amsterdam for this... More 

Thank Pablo C
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped here at the end of a busy day as it is very near the hotel where we were staying. My husband and I ordered a hamburger and fries. They were delicious! The only negative was that the service was rather slow, but as we were tired and happy to be seated, that didn't bother us.

Thank Karin K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Good location , nice spot, but terrible waiter and quality of food. I do not recommend. 😱😰😲😨😨😢😢😢😠😵😵😵😵😷😷😖😭💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩

Thank Quentin D
Fort Pierce, Florida
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209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 439 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a sidewalk cafe attached to the Renaissance Hotel. It took my server some time to get herself organized and i had the feeling that she was either new or just not well trained. People came and went and more than one table had a problem that they didn't get what they ordered. When my order arrived, I had... More 

Thank jjstives
Snells Beach, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Because we had Herrings and Bitterballs and of course draft Heineken. Very good service, central but quieter location in Kattengat. Mains €12 to €25.

Thank DavidRRyan
Tyler Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had dinner at Koepelcafe and enjoyed traditional Dutch food complete with authentic Dutch Apple Pie. That alone puts this cafe at the top of my list.

Thank EGoad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This restaurant is at the Renaissance Hotel. The outdoor seating was covered so even though it was raining we were able to enjoy eating outside. We had a light dinner. It was a little understaffed with only one waiter that we saw. It seemed to be a popular place to stop for a drink or a bite.

Thank wildfireChicago

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kattengat 1 | Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 551 2000

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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